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Specialist Physiotherapist Paediatrics

Job Reference: 824-CHD-5419

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Merton Children's Physio, London
£34,961 to £42,010 pa inc HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

We are recruiting to a range of roles and are looking for the best community clinicians to join our expanding teams. As London’s largest NHS Trust dedicated to community healthcare we offer leadership, learning and career opportunities for community healthcare professional that few can match.

Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

Band 6 Paediatric Physiotherapist (MSK)

Merton Community Children’s Physiotherapy Service

15 hours per week

Have you completed your Band 5 core rotations including Paediatrics, Orthopaedics and MSK? Are you interested in specialising in Paediatrics? We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated Physiotherapist, with a high level of Band 5 or Band 6 skills, to join our Community Health Service in Merton Borough.

Your role will be to provide a high standard Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy service, working with children from birth to 19 years, with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, including sports injuries, growth related problems, orthopaedic problems, fractures and persistent pain. The service is delivered mainly in an out-patients clinic setting, but may also require visits to patient’s homes, mainstream schools or other community environments.

You will work closely with established multi-professional teams within Merton Community services and with outside services to deliver physiotherapy advice and treatment meeting the needs of children and young people. You will have had experience of working with children in a clinic or community setting and your communication and team working skills will be excellent.

The successful candidate will manage their own caseload of children to provide assessment, treatment planning and delivery.

We are committed to professional development and evidence based practice, offering regular in-service training and peer group / one to one supervision. Internal and external courses are supported. You will be required to have at least 2 years’ experience working as a practitioner with appropriate transferable skills working with children, engagement in post graduate training and education in areas related to working with musculoskeletal conditions is desirable. You should have experience of engaging in appraisal processes and be willing to further develop clinical skills.

*Previous applicants need not apply*

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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